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Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm EST
big dreams, and when they grow up, many want to be just like her. dr. gordon brown is hearing about the ambitions people have, many girls never see the inside of the classroom. she risked her life to campaign for girls' education and the united nations is going to carry on that fight. she pledged to campaign for them just before she was shot. >> simply for going to school, wanting to go to school, it is so unspeakable. >> they raise their voices in her honor, a nobel peace prize. the courageous teenager would be a worthy recipient. for more of the global attention her case has drawn, i spoke to the founder of women for women international that joined us from new york. the effect taking place in pakistan, is it possible something positive could come out of her plight? >> i would hope so. she is a representation of the plight of many girls. not only pakistan, but all over the world. a girl is very articulate, clear about what she wants, and within the frame of her culture and religion, is still targeted for assassination for speaking up and wanting to go to school. it triggered someth
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
are submerged in brown, soupy water. and in some warts of this region the only way to get around is by boat. elsewhere, it is just not safe at all. the area affected is just north of rome. here it has been raining for days. the bad weather has swept across italy. in venice, seasonal flooding was higher and more widespread than normal. and unless you were in a gondola, there was little way to stay dry. there the floods are receding. but it is now the waterlogged tuscana and brea tna that are baring the brunt. "bbc news." >> right now china's ruling communicatist party is meeting in beijing to anoint its new leaders. among the most pressing issues they will face, a territorial dispute with japan that has erupted into the worst crisis interest the two nations in decades. at issue is a group of islands. our correspondent has gone to take a closer look and to see what is fueling all this controversy. >> just after dawn we get our first view of the islands. a jagged huddle of rocks sticking up from the deep blue waters of the east china sea. it has taken 10 hours sailing to get here from jap
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
and human civilization. >> tomorrow has been declared malala day by gordon brown, now u.s. special envoy for global education. he'll be going to pakistan to deliver another petition inspired by malala. it contains more than a million signatures, and urges the president to make education a reality for all pakistani children, whether boy or girl. andy moore, bbc news. >> the british army just completed a high-profile mission in pakistan. the field of battle was the cricket pitch, and in a cricket-mad nation starved of international matches because of security fears, the presence of the first 11 made front-page news. aleem maqbool has more. >> there's been no test cricket in pakistan the last few years because of security, but this is the last match in an international tour of a different type that has rave reviews over the last week in pakistan. this is the british army team playing the pakistani army, but also played pakistan cricket as well. the captain of the upper team is lance corporal jack prinsloo. how has this week been? >> just fantastic. none of us ever thought it could be
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)